The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat (Hardcover)

Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat

By Stephan J. Guyenet

Flatiron Books, 9781250081193, 304pp.

Publication Date: February 7, 2017


About the Author

Stephan J. Guyenet, Ph.D. is an obesity researcher and health writer whose work ties together neuroscience, physiology, evolutionary biology, and nutrition to offer explanations and solutions for our global weight problem. He received a B.S. in biochemistry at the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. in neurobiology at the University of Washington. He is the author of the popular health website, Whole Health Source (, and is a frequent speaker on topics of obesity, metabolism, and nutrition.